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Program #5924RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Itinerary for Mar 9 — Mar 14, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: The Clarion Hotel is just two miles from Stetson University and is just a short drive from many popular Florida attractions like the Daytona International Speedway and the World's Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach.

Contact info:
350 East International Speedway Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724 USA
phone: 386-738-5200
web: http://www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-deland-florida-FLB59?listpos=1

Room amenities: Free newspaper. Free wireless high-speed Internet. Cable/satellite TV. Hair dryer. Coffee maker. Iron and ironing board. Pillow top mattress. Wake up service. Refrigerators and microwaves can be requested.

Facility amenities: Fitness Center. Free Internet. Laundry, outdoor pool, and much more.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for pricing.
Please call Lillian Hess-Salmeri at 386-738-5200 for additional information or to book your before or after stay.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, March 09 - REGISTRATION, get acquainted session, dinner, and...
Afternoon: Registration will begin at 4:00 and then we will do a get acquainted activity.

Dinner: Banquet style. Professors invited to say hello.

Evening: After dinner we will have our orientation. We will go over the week's schedule and answer any questions you may have.

Lodging: Clarion Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Clarion Hotel is just two miles from Stetson University and is just a short drive from many popular Florida attractions like the Daytona International Speedway and the World's Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach.

Contact info:
350 East International Speedway Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724 USA
phone: 386-738-5200
web: http://www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-deland-florida-FLB59?listpos=1

Room amenities: Free newspaper. Free wireless high-speed Internet. Cable/satellite TV. Hair dryer. Coffee maker. Iron and ironing board. Pillow top mattress. Wake up service. Refrigerators and microwaves can be requested.

Facility amenities: Fitness Center. Free Internet. Laundry, outdoor pool, and much more.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for pricing.
Please call Lillian Hess-Salmeri at 386-738-5200 for additional information or to book your before or after stay.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, March 10 - Lectures and field trip.
Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.

Morning: From Little League to the Big Show with Mr. Wade Rowdon

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: Meet Stetson University's Baseball Coach and Chipper Jone's Godfather - Pete Dunn

Dinner: Dinner will be held at the DeLand Fish House which is located next door to the Clarion. (Menu has varied options)

Evening: Dennis Corcoran will be giving a lecture this evening. Title - TBA

Lodging: Clarion Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Clarion Hotel is just two miles from Stetson University and is just a short drive from many popular Florida attractions like the Daytona International Speedway and the World's Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach.

Contact info:
350 East International Speedway Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724 USA
phone: 386-738-5200
web: http://www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-deland-florida-FLB59?listpos=1

Room amenities: Free newspaper. Free wireless high-speed Internet. Cable/satellite TV. Hair dryer. Coffee maker. Iron and ironing board. Pillow top mattress. Wake up service. Refrigerators and microwaves can be requested.

Facility amenities: Fitness Center. Free Internet. Laundry, outdoor pool, and much more.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for pricing.
Please call Lillian Hess-Salmeri at 386-738-5200 for additional information or to book your before or after stay.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, March 11 - Baseball game.
Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.

Morning: Dennis Corcoran - Author of Induction Day at Cooperstown: A History of the Baseball Hall of Fame Ceremony. Break, then board bus for trip to Wide World of Sports.

Lunch: Lunch at the baseball field while watching the warm up.

Afternoon: Philadelphia Phillies vs. the Atlanta Braves Lunch will be at the field and we will have GREAT seats!

Dinner: Dinner will be at the hotel.

Evening: Optional college game - Stetson University v/s N.C. State Transportation will be provided or you may drive yourself.

Lodging: Clarion Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Clarion Hotel is just two miles from Stetson University and is just a short drive from many popular Florida attractions like the Daytona International Speedway and the World's Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach.

Contact info:
350 East International Speedway Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724 USA
phone: 386-738-5200
web: http://www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-deland-florida-FLB59?listpos=1

Room amenities: Free newspaper. Free wireless high-speed Internet. Cable/satellite TV. Hair dryer. Coffee maker. Iron and ironing board. Pillow top mattress. Wake up service. Refrigerators and microwaves can be requested.

Facility amenities: Fitness Center. Free Internet. Laundry, outdoor pool, and much more.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for pricing.
Please call Lillian Hess-Salmeri at 386-738-5200 for additional information or to book your before or after stay.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, March 12 - Lectures and ball game
Breakfast: Breakfast will be held at the hotel.

Morning: "Where has Sandlot Baseball Gone?" lecture with Dr. Matt Wilson and then board the bus for Kissimmee

Lunch: Lunch at ball field and watch warm up.

Afternoon: Baseball game - Washington Nationals v/s Houston Astros

Dinner: Dinner will be at the hotel.

Evening: We will try and have a class or entertainment for you this evening. This is TBD.

Lodging: Clarion Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Clarion Hotel is just two miles from Stetson University and is just a short drive from many popular Florida attractions like the Daytona International Speedway and the World's Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach.

Contact info:
350 East International Speedway Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32724 USA
phone: 386-738-5200
web: http://www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-deland-florida-FLB59?listpos=1

Room amenities: Free newspaper. Free wireless high-speed Internet. Cable/satellite TV. Hair dryer. Coffee maker. Iron and ironing board. Pillow top mattress. Wake up service. Refrigerators and microwaves can be requested.

Facility amenities: Fitness Center. Free Internet. Laundry, outdoor pool, and much more.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for pricing.
Please call Lillian Hess-Salmeri at 386-738-5200 for additional information or to book your before or after stay.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, March 13 - Lecture and ball game.
Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.

Morning: Class TBA and in the later morning board bus to Viera for game.

Lunch: At the Baseball field and watch the warm up.

Afternoon: Game in Viera - NY Mets vs. Washington Nationals GREAT SEATS!

Dinner: Dinner will be at the DeLand Fish House. (Menu with varied options)

Evening: "As the Economy goes, so does the Astros" with Mr. Wade Berstler

Lodging: Clarion Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, March 14 - Breakfast, class, and farewell
Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.

Morning: "Third Basemen of the Braves in the Modern Era" and "The Social Constructs of American Baseball" with Mr. Wade Berstler

Lunch: Closing lunch and farewell.

Afternoon: Independent departures after lunch.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
1 Performances

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